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Becca’s biological mum reported dead
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Becca’s biological mum reported dead

Information we are picking has it that the mother of songstress Rebecca Acheampong popularly known in showbiz as Becca has lost her biological mother to the icy hands of death. According to reports, Madam Julie Yiadom-Oti she died last night at her base in London, United Kingdom after battling a short illness. It will be recalled that singer Becca and her mom are at serious loggerheads. Some time ago, the singer’s mother granted several interviews on a different radio station talking about the ill relationship between herself and her daughter in which she blamed her daughter’s husband, Dr Tobi as being the one behind their not so healthy relationship. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
Teen Charged With Murder Of Nigerian Rapper Abiola Akerele aka ‘Nayta The King’
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Teen Charged With Murder Of Nigerian Rapper Abiola Akerele aka ‘Nayta The King’

An 18-year-old young man Rayhan Ali has been charged with the murder of Nigerian rapper Abiola Akerele aka Nayta The King in London. The rapper was fatally stabbed during a fight at about 3.20pm (GMT) in Stondon Walk, East Ham on December 29, London Metropolitan Police said on its website. The police said a special post-mortem examination established the cause of the 28-year-old’s death to be a stab wound to the heart. Mr Ali was arrested around 11pm (GMT) on the same day at an address in Newham on suspicion of murder and charged with murder on Friday. He was due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, police said. Detective Joanna Yorke from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide) said, “Our investigation is continuing at pace and we are wor...
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Woman cycles around London without clothes for charity after flatmate’s dare

A woman stripped naked in the cold to cycle ten miles around London for charity.   Kerri Barnes has raised more than £8,000 after braving the cold and cycling on Sunday, Nov 29, wearing nothing but underwear.   Kerri set out to fundraise for mental health charity Mind, having lost a cousin to suicide and seeing the shocking statistics around it.   But the idea of going naked on a bicycle was not exactly her initial idea.     It was not until her housemate joked a naked bike ride was an option that Kerri decided she would give it a go.   Speaking to LADbible, Kerri said: "I really wanted to do something this year to shine a light on raising awareness of suicide prevention and to raise some money for Mind – because they've ju...
Rita Ora ’embarrassed’ after breaking London lockdown rules
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Rita Ora ’embarrassed’ after breaking London lockdown rules

British singer Rita Ora apologised on Monday for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules after holding a 30th birthday party with friends in a London restaurant. Writing on the social media platform Instagram, Ora called the party, which took place on Saturday in Notting Hill, west London, a "serious and inexcusable error of judgement". "It was a spur of the moment decision made with the misguided view that we were coming out of lockdown and this would be OK," Ora wrote on Instagram. “I feel particularly embarrassed knowing first hand how hard people have worked to combat this terrible illness. "Even though this won’t make it right, I want to sincerely apologise,” she added. London police confirmed that officers had been called to Notting Hill over a breach of Covid-19 regul...
“From Homeless Boy To House Owner Twice” – Bisi Alimi And His Husband Acquire A Second London Home
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“From Homeless Boy To House Owner Twice” – Bisi Alimi And His Husband Acquire A Second London Home

Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi and his husband acquired a second home in London as they mark their 4th wedding anniversary. Bisi shared photos of the interior of the house while reminiscing on how far he's come. Bisi said he has gone from that "homeless boy" to a "house owner in London twice". He thanked Nigeria's Funmi Iyanda who invited him on her TV show, New Dawn, to talk about his sexuality years ago. Sharing photos of his house, he wrote: "No better way to celebrate our 4th yr anniversary than acquiring our second home in London. I can’t believe I have moved from that homeless boy, who had the graciousness of his friends who offered him their sofas, to a house owner in London and not once, but twice!! . I especially want to thank @funmiiyanda, this boy ...
Kiddwaya Hooks Up With Billionaire Daughter, DJ Cuppy In London Following Rumours Of Breakup With Erica
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Kiddwaya Hooks Up With Billionaire Daughter, DJ Cuppy In London Following Rumours Of Breakup With Erica

Billionaire son, Terseer Waya, popularly known as Kiddwaya has hooked up with popular disk Jockey, Florence Otedola a.k.a Cuppy, in London. This comes after he sparked break up rumours with Erica after they both unfollowed each other on Instagram. During Kiddwaya’s stay in the house, DJ Cuppy’s name was always on his lips. When asked if he sees himself in a relationship with DJ Cuppy, Kiddwaya said that they were best friends and will prefer not to be in a relationship with her. He added that he does not want to be in a relationship with DJ Cuppy because he respects her and their friendship. “I wouldn’t make any promiscuous move at Cuppy because I respect her. “We are close because we have the same set of friends and our fathers are close friends too.” He said. Wat...
I Tried To Commit Suicide 2 Times, I Was Really Depressed – Tiwa Savage
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I Tried To Commit Suicide 2 Times, I Was Really Depressed – Tiwa Savage

Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage has recently confessed in a video of attempting to commit suicide on multiple occasions. The songstress revealed in an interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on ‘Bounce Live Radio’ where she disclosed that she nearly took her own life after she was bullied as a black kid in London. She said she moved to London with her mother at age 10 and also stated that her strong Nigerian assent was being mocked by her friends in school. In her own words: “I was teased so bad. They used to call me ‘African girl’, ‘Foo foo’, ‘Your food smells’ and so on. It was terrible. It was so bad that I literally tried to kill myself two times. I was really depressed.” https://youtu.be/cp6HL8vpWGs
DJ Cuppy Jets To Dubai With Just Hand Luggage After Waking Up ‘Stressed’
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DJ Cuppy Jets To Dubai With Just Hand Luggage After Waking Up ‘Stressed’

Celebrity disc jockey DJ Cuppy has flown to Dubai, UAE with only a hand luggage. Born Ifeoluwa Otedola, Cuppy said on Tuesday in an Instagram post that she “woke up stressed again” and was on a “one-way ticket to Dubai with just hand luggage.” The 27-year-old took off from London Heathrow Airport. The second of the Otedola children had on Tuesday said on Twitter: “I have to shout out my label @wearePlatoon They LITERALLY let me do WHATEVER I want with my album! #OrginalCopy.”
Nigerian Man, Ernest Ezeajughi Re-Elected Mayor In London
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Nigerian Man, Ernest Ezeajughi Re-Elected Mayor In London

A Nigerian-born Briton, Ernest Ezeajughi from Anambra State was re-elected the Mayor of Brent, London after what was described as splendid first term performance. With his re-election, he has joined many blacks and Nigerians making waves in different parts of the world. The London Borough of Brent is one of the most important boroughs in London. The major areas that form part of it are: Wembley, Kilburn, Willesden, Harlesden and Neasden
Gedoni Welcomes Khafi With A Passionate Kiss As She Returns To Nigeria From UK
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Gedoni Welcomes Khafi With A Passionate Kiss As She Returns To Nigeria From UK

Big Brother Naija reality TV star Khafi Kareem returned to Nigeria on Wednesday and was given a romantic welcome by her fiancé Gedoni Ekpata also of the Big Brother Naija family. Khafi arrived from the UK during the heavy downpour in Lagos but said in a post on Instastories that nothing was going to stop her from seeing her man. On Twitter, she wrote: “Guess who’s back in Nigeria? Sleep on me at your own risk.” The London policewoman’s return to Nigeria comes more than three months after her younger brother Alexander Kareem, 20, was shot dead while riding a scooter near his family home in Shepherd’s Bush, London. The family are gradually getting their lives back as investigation into Alex’s murder continues. Watch video of Gedoni’s romantic welcome for Khafi here; ...
Arsenal told Guendouzi-Aouar deal won’t happen as Lyon have no interest in Gunners midfielder
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Arsenal told Guendouzi-Aouar deal won’t happen as Lyon have no interest in Gunners midfielder

Juninho, who is sporting director of the Ligue 1 outfit, says a French star in north London is “the wrong profile” for his side Arsenal have been informed that no deal involving Matteo Guendouzi and Houssem Aouar will be considered by Lyon, with the Ligue 1 club’s sporting director ruling out a player-plus-cash agreement. The Gunners are reported to have stepped up their interest in a highly-rated 22-year-old playmaker. Aouar continues to see his stock rise in France and, with Lyon set to be without European football in 2020-21, is expected to secure a high-profile switch at some stage in the near future.
Diangana: West Ham captain Noble ‘angry’ after DR Congo-born winger joined West Brom permanently
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Diangana: West Ham captain Noble ‘angry’ after DR Congo-born winger joined West Brom permanently

The DR-Congo born star completed a permanent switch to the Hawthorns after playing a crucial role in their promotion to the Premier League this season West Ham United captain Mark Noble has expressed his anger after Gary Diangana left the club to join newly-promoted West Bromwich Albion on a five-year contract. Friday's move brought an end to Diangana's 10-year stay in London having joined West Ham Academy at the age of 12. The 22-year-old joined West Brom on a season-long loan last summer after struggling to break into the Hammers' first-team, and he made a commanding statement with his return of eight goals in 30 Championship outings as Slaven Bilic's side returned to the English top-flight for the 2020-21 campaign.
‘Ozil has to meet Arsenal halfway’ – Campbell wants end to ‘stand-off’ with World Cup winner
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‘Ozil has to meet Arsenal halfway’ – Campbell wants end to ‘stand-off’ with World Cup winner

The former Gunners defender hopes a compromise can be reached in a long-running saga in north London that suits all parties Mesut Ozil needs to meet Arsenal “halfway” in a long-running “stand-off” that is doing nobody at Emirates Stadium any favours, says Sol Campbell. The opening of another transfer window has seen further questions asked of a World Cup winner in north London. Former Germany international Ozil has entered the final 12 months of a lucrative contract he penned in January 2018.
Gabriel ‘Lands In London To Complete £27m Arsenal Transfer’
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Gabriel ‘Lands In London To Complete £27m Arsenal Transfer’

Lille centre-back, Gabriel Magalhaes, has reportedly landed in London to complete his £27million move to Arsenal. The Brazilian was also a Manchester United and Napoli target but they look to have been beaten to the defender’s signature by the Gunners.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=true&embedId=twitter-widget-0&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1297826174811475968&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fsportinglife.ng%2Fjust-in-gabriel-lands-in-london-to-complete-27m-arsenal-transfer%2F&theme=light&widgetsVersion=223fc1c4%3A1596143124634&width=550px Flight Radar pictures on Twitter show private jet number E55P landing at Luton airport. Earlier this week Romano tweeted: “Gabriel Magalhaes to Arsenal, here we go! ...
Mamman Daura’s Curious London Trip, By Farooq kperogi
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Mamman Daura’s Curious London Trip, By Farooq kperogi

International flights are supposed to be suspended until August 29. But Mamman Daura was allowed to fly to London on August 19 for medical treatment, according to Sahara Reporters. But LEADERSHIP newspaper, the unbearably illiterate propaganda rag of the Buhari regime, said Daura travelled to London only for a “scheduled business trip”! What business trip can’t wait until the airspace is officially reopened? What business is taking place in London amid the raging coronavirus pandemic that warrants flouting Nigeria’s aviation law with such impunity? Is this an admission that the Buhari junta has taken impunity, double standard, and reckless disregard for its own rules as official state policy? Well, if Sahara Reporters is right, as it always is in matters like this,&nb...
George Michael’s ex Fadi Fawaz arrested in London
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George Michael’s ex Fadi Fawaz arrested in London

The former-partner of singer George Michael has been arrested as part of a police probe into a string of hammer attacks on parked cars in London, according to reports.Metropolitan Police officers reportedly arrested Fadi Fawaz in Bethnal Green, east London, on Friday, after a Mercedes, BMW and a Toyota were struck with a hammer.The 47-year-old, who found the Wham! singer dead in his Oxfordshire home in 2016, was videoed wearing a tracksuit bottoms, a shellsuit and flip-flops, as he was arrested by officers, reports The Sun.Police confirmed a man had been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, possession of a knife and possession of Class A drugs, the paper reports.The alleged arrest comes almost a year after Fawaz's family dismissed claims he is homeless and depressed in London and...
Nigerian Singer, Vivian Welcomes A Set Of Twins After Losing Daughter One Year Ago
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Nigerian Singer, Vivian Welcomes A Set Of Twins After Losing Daughter One Year Ago

Vivian, a London-based Nigerian singer took to social media to share her testimony after welcoming a set of twins. The young lady expressed her gratefulness to God after having a set of twins. Vivian also disclosed that she lost her daughter just a year ago and she is appreciates for having two babies now. She wrote; “Im a Mother to twins. ???❤️ My biggest testimony yet. My biggest blessings. And I honestly doubt this can ever be topped. I can’t stop looking at them.I’m in awe ? To think last year I buried my daughter & this year I gave birth to TWO beautiful healthy babies. I give all glory and thanks to God. There’s honestly nothing that God cannot do. I am celebrating New life, Health and true happiness and this feeling cannot be topped. I went from doubting my body, my capabil...
Dj Cuppy gets dragged on Twitter for claiming her house in London is near Stamford Brigde
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Dj Cuppy gets dragged on Twitter for claiming her house in London is near Stamford Brigde

Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy gets called out after she announced that her house in London is near Chelsea stadium. A cross section of the house believe it wasn’t necessary for her to reveal her address or give off such information when no one has asked for it. Others believe she tweeted to spite the less privileged but we think otherwise. The tweet was was not related to her riches but rather football. She made the tweet as an unhappy Manchester United fan living next to the home grounds of her arch rivals, Chelsea FC and the fact that she would see the team’s new poster boy, Timo Werner. See some troll replies below: All this olowo people heeeen ,can be funny sometimes , your house near stamford bridge, Who you help or do u put smile on anyone face over 2 or 3month...
“The Only Disease Right Now Is Racism” – Raheem Sterling Speaks On Racism Over George Floyd’s Death
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“The Only Disease Right Now Is Racism” – Raheem Sterling Speaks On Racism Over George Floyd’s Death

England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has backed protests taking place across the UK, saying "the only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting". Thousands of people have taken part in Black Lives Matter marches in the UK, despite government warnings to avoid mass gatherings because of the threat of coronavirus. "This is the most important thing at this moment in time because this is something that is happening for years and years," Sterling, 25, said. Large protests have been held in London, Bristol, Manchester, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh following the death of American George Floyd. Floyd, 46, died while being arrested on 25 May in Minneapolis. The four officers involved have since been charged over the death, which sparked day...
Man City threaten Chelsea plans for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell
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Man City threaten Chelsea plans for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell

Manchester City are interested in Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell. City have joined Chelsea in the race to sign Chilwell, says the Telegraph. Blues boss Frank Lampard is keen on signing the 23-year-old but Pep Guardiola could be set to rival the west London club once the transfer window reopens this summer. Guardiola has played Benjamin Mendy the most at left-back, with Oleksandr Zinchenko also filling in, but the Spaniard is keen to strengthen the position with the capture of Chilwell. However, the Foxes are said to value Chilwell higher than they did Harry Maguire, who was sold to Manchester United for £80million last summer
Rudiger key to Chelsea Werner transfer coup
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Rudiger key to Chelsea Werner transfer coup

Toni Rudiger played a key role in Chelsea's expected swoop for RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner. Chelsea have emerged as the favourites to land in-demand Werner after offering the forward a bumper £200,000-per-week contract. Liverpool were widely believed to lead the race for the Germany international earlier this season, with Manchester United also believed to be in the running. But Rudiger and Werner know each other from their days at Stuttgart, as well as time spent on international duty. And the defender has been in contact with his Germany team-mate throughout Chelsea's courtship of the forward, according to BILD. Rudiger has reportedly been talking up life in west London, and that has helped convinced Werner to make Chelsea his next move.
Chelsea Star Hudson-Odoi Arrested By Police For Breaching Lockdown In London
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Chelsea Star Hudson-Odoi Arrested By Police For Breaching Lockdown In London

England forward Callum Hudson-Odoi was arrested on Sunday while breaching lockdown at 4am with a model he had met online. Officers went to the 19-year-old Chelsea star’s West London penthouse after a woman rang police and an ambulance, The Sun reports. He was released on bail in the early hours of the morning by police. Hudson-Odoi, who has had coronavirus, is said to have asked the woman to visit him wearing lingerie. It is believed the 19-year-old made contact with the woman on social media on Saturday before inviting her to his penthouse. A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed that an arrest had been made at Hudson-Odoi’s west London apartment after they were called shortly before 4am. “Police and London Ambulance Service were called at 03:53hrs on Sunday 17 May to a report o...
Teen Footballer Stabbed to Death In London
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Teen Footballer Stabbed to Death In London

A 19-year old footballer has died after being stabbed in London in the latest incident of knife crime in the English capital. Francois Kablan was stabbed Wednesday in Southwark, South London. He was found by emergency workers after they received a call to a fight on Great Dover Street. A 17 and 18-year old male have both been arrested in connection to the death. Two others, a 20-year old man and an 18-year old woman were also arrested but have been granted bail. Kablan played for the Harlow Reserves team and was said to be a phenomenal talent. Harlow Reserves manager Adam Connolly said after the incident: “Francois was a wonderful person and player. “A lot of our players went to the same college as Francois, so it’s been hard on everyone within the squad to hear of th...
‘It is too early’ – Mayor Khan says London shouldn’t host Premier League matches yet
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‘It is too early’ – Mayor Khan says London shouldn’t host Premier League matches yet

The English top flight is eyeing a return to the pitch next month after going on hiatus in March due to the coronavirus pandemic London Mayor Sadiq Khan has thrown a potential wrench into the Premier League's proposed return, saying that it is too soon to play matches in England's capital. The Premier League has been suspended since March amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but is eyeing a return next month. On Monday the government cleared the league to resume play on June 1, outlining the plan in a 50-page document for lifting the coronavirus-enforced lockdown in England.
‘Arteta must be shown patience’ – Spanish boss needs time to complete ‘long-term project’, says ex-Gunners forward Baptista
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‘Arteta must be shown patience’ – Spanish boss needs time to complete ‘long-term project’, says ex-Gunners forward Baptista

A former Emirates Stadium favourite believes the club's current manager is capable of turning the team's fortunes around in the coming years Mikel Arteta can be successful at Arsenal if he is shown patience, according to Julio Baptista, who thinks the Spaniard will need time to complete his long-term project in north London. Arteta inherited the managerial reins at the Emirates Stadium from interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg back in December, after spending the last three years as Pep Guardiola's assistant at Manchester City. The Gunners endured a nightmare start to the 2019-20 campaign under Unai Emery, who was drafted in to succeed legendary boss Arsene Wenger in the summer of 2018.
Tottenham are ‘nowhere near’ as good as they were three years ago – Redknapp
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Tottenham are ‘nowhere near’ as good as they were three years ago – Redknapp

The ex-Spurs boss thinks the club have been caught in a downward spiral after failing to pick up any silverware under Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham are "nowhere near" as good as they were three years ago, according to Harry Redknapp, who believes too many top-quality players have left the club over the last couple of seasons. Mauricio Pochettino transformed Spurs into top four regulars and major trophy contenders during his five-year spell in north London, establishing himself as one of the best head coaches in Europe in the process. At one stage, the Lilywhites were seen as dark horses for the Premier League title, with a second-place finish in 2016-17 marking their best showing in the top-flight for over 50 years.
Idris Elba Seen Walking Streets Of London After Recovering From Covid-19
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Idris Elba Seen Walking Streets Of London After Recovering From Covid-19

Renowned actor Idris Elba has been seen walking streets of London for the first time since recovering from coronavirus. The actor, along with his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elb, tested positive for a ‘very mild’ strain of Covid-19 in March. He has won his battle against deadly disease. The 47-year-old was spotted enjoying a walk near his home on Saturday, after he and wife Sabrina returned from self-isolating in New Mexico last month, where Elba was filming when he fell ill. The ‘Luther’ star looked relaxed as he strolled through his neighbourhood as part of his daily exercise during lockdown. He completed the look by stepping out in stylish green sneakers, while he covered his salt-and-pepper locks with a black beanie
West Ham eyeing Atletico Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera
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West Ham eyeing Atletico Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera

West Ham are eyeing Atletico Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera. The Mexico captain only moved to Atletico last summer from Porto, though could be tempted to London this summer. The 30 year-old has a deal to 2022 and after only 14 starts this season is considering his options. The Independent says West Ham are keen where manager David Moyes can offer Herrera regular first team football. Any sale will represent a profit for Atleti, with Herrera having joined in a Bosman transfer
COVID-19: 900 Britons stranded in Nigeria set to return home
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COVID-19: 900 Britons stranded in Nigeria set to return home

The UK government on Friday said nine Hundred British citizens in Nigeria are set to return home on three flights chartered by the United Kingdom Government. A statement from the British High Commission in Abuja said the flights would take off on April 28, Abuja-London; May 1, Lagos-London and May 5, Lagos-London. Many Britons have been evacuated on arranged flights from Lagos and Abuja airports to London on account of the coronavirus pandemic. Once completed, these additional flights will bring the total number of people flown back to the UK from Nigeria on government charter flights to around 2,000. It stated, “The additional charter flights have been arranged for British travellers and their dependents, whose primary residence is the UK. Priority is given to the most vulnera...
Davido Reacts To Father DMW Claiming Ownership Of His Bentley On IG
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Davido Reacts To Father DMW Claiming Ownership Of His Bentley On IG

Nigerian singer, music producer and DMW Boss, Davido reacts to DMW after he claimed ownership of his Bentley Truck in an Instagram video. Taking to instagram, the camera opens up on the comedian as he pulls over in Davido’s latest car, Bentley Truck. Father DMW wrote “2020 don’t play with me” He was asked where he was headed to he replied “Catch me in London” he said Davido reacts to the video online and replied “You don die” Davido wrote. Father DMW captioned “Don’t play with me. Meet me in London if you have Bentley“     View this post on Instagram   Don’t play with me. ? meet me in London if you have Bentley ///////////. @zlatan_ibile @aloma_dmw @biesloaded @dj4kerty ???? A po...
Van Persie denies being offered Arsenal contract before Manchester United transfer
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Van Persie denies being offered Arsenal contract before Manchester United transfer

The Dutch centre-forward revealed he wasn't given new terms to stay in north London before his move to Old Trafford Robin van Persie says he wasn't offered a new contract at Arsenal before making his sensational transfer to Manchester United. The Netherlands striker gave up the captaincy with the Gunners in 2012 to join the Red Devils in a £24 million ($29m) deal. Van Persie went on to win the Premier League title with United the following season - and spent three campaigns at Old Trafford. With his move to Manchester seen as a betrayal by Arsenal fans, Van Persie insisted he wasn't handed a new deal to stay in London, but conceded he regrets the way he departed. "It was not only between me and Arsene Wenger, there was more happening with Ivan [Gazidis] of course and the way h...
West Ham defender Issa Diop excited by Spurs interest
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West Ham defender Issa Diop excited by Spurs interest

West Ham defender Issa Diop has welcomed interest from Tottenham. Fussball Transfers says Spurs boss Jose Mourinho wants to bring Diop across London to Tottenham stadium this summer. The Portuguese has been tracking Diop since his time in charge of Manchester United. And in France, sources close to Diop say he is excited by the prospect of joining Spurs. The young stopper would arrive as a direct replacement for Jan Vertonghen, who comes off contract at the end of June. Diop's contract with West Ham ends in 2023. The Hammers signed the defender from Toulouse for €25m in 2018
Queen Elizabeth Makes Strange Request For Her Birthday
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Queen Elizabeth Makes Strange Request For Her Birthday

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark her birthday on Tuesday. ITV reporter Chris Ship stated this on Twitter. Chris Ship added that it would be the first time such a request had been made in her 68-year reign. Queen Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, on the 21st of April 1926. Her full name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor. Queen Elizabeth became head of the Commonwealth and queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries after her father died in February 1952. She became the first British monarch to reach a Sapphire Jubilee in 2017. Queen Elizabeth is the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch. She is the longest-serving female head of state in world history, and the world’s oldest living monarch, t...
Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son, Menegian Saro-Wiwa Dies Of Coronavirus In London
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Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son, Menegian Saro-Wiwa Dies Of Coronavirus In London

Menegian, one of the children of late Ogoni environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, has died of Coronavirus at a London hospital. Noo, sister to the deceased, in a social media post, made the announcement. She said said “We said goodbye to my brother, Gian, on Monday. "He had COVID-19 combined with underlying health conditions. "Gian was the smartest and most talented out of all of us: a champion sprinter at school, a poet, an artist, budding engineer, a self-taught guitarist and pianist. But mental health issues limited his life from age 16 onwards. I took this photo of him a few months ago before he was hospitalised. “A kind and beautiful soul, always wanting the best for his family, always praying for our future success while being eternally optimistic about his own. An...
Couple Caught Having Sex On The Street In London Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
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Couple Caught Having Sex On The Street In London Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

A COUPLE stun onlookers by romping in broad daylight yards from the gates of Buckingham Palace. Footage taken by a cyclist shows the woman straddling the man as families and ­joggers watched aghast in St James’s Park. The 27-year-old cyclist told The Sun: “The Queen would have been outraged — they were at it like rabbits in the shadow of Buckingham Palace. “Their pre-intimacy must have lasted 15 minutes. Then the girl climbed on top and staddled him and they started having full sex. “I walked straight past and looked at him and he didn’t even care so I decided to get it on video. “Families and joggers went past as they went at it but they didn’t give a damn who saw them.” Two police officers on horseback moved in to break them up on Saturday afternoon. But, despite t...
Founder Of Sosoliso Airlines, Victor Ikwuemesi Dies Of Coronavirus In London
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Founder Of Sosoliso Airlines, Victor Ikwuemesi Dies Of Coronavirus In London

Mr Victor Ikwuemesi, the Chairman of the defunct Sosoliso Airline died today in London, United Kingdom few days after he was diagnosed for coronavirus pandemic. A source close to the family confided in our correspondent that Ikwuemesi was admitted to an unnamed London hospital after brief illness. He later tested positive for COVID-19 in the result that was released on today (Tuesday). He was in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on oxygen since he arrived the London hospital. The source added: ”But, when the oxygen was removed for him to eat he couldn’t breath on his own. ”So they put him on a ventilator and he died shortly after.”
Omotola Jalade Sheds Tears As Her Brother Dies Of Kidney Transplant Complications In London
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Omotola Jalade Sheds Tears As Her Brother Dies Of Kidney Transplant Complications In London

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is agonising after losing her cousin to kidney transplant complications in London. According to her, her cousin couldn’t be attended to as expected because the doctors and nurses attention was on COVID-19 patients. The actress who is obviously in pain shared the disheartening incident on Twitter. She wrote, ‘I lost a Dear Cousin Yesterday in London. I am hurting . He didn’t get Covi-19. He died from a kidney transplant complication, couldn’t get proper healthcare because the Hospitals were focused on covid and help didn’t get to him fast Enough. How sad.’
Former Somali Prime Minister, Nur Hussein Dies From COVID-19 In UK
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Former Somali Prime Minister, Nur Hussein Dies From COVID-19 In UK

A former Somali Prime Minister, Nur Hussein died on Wednesday in the United Kingdom from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Hussein’s family confirmed the death at King’s College Hospital in London – one week after he contracted the deadly virus. The former prime minister served between November 2007 and February 2009 in the transitional government of Somalia. His death has already stirred reactions back home, with current Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Khaire, mourning him. “My deepest condolences to the people of Somalia and to the family of former Prime Minister who died in London,” Khaire said in a statement. “I pray to Allah to let his soul rest in peace,” Over 900,000 have been diagnosed with the flu-like virus worldwide with about 40,000 deaths.
Coronavirus: Funnybone threatens to sue Nigerian photographer who arrived from London sick and still showed up for AMVCA
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Coronavirus: Funnybone threatens to sue Nigerian photographer who arrived from London sick and still showed up for AMVCA

Nigerian comedian, Funnybone has threatened to sue Nigerian documentary photographer, Seun O who arrived from London sick and still decided to turn up for Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) which was held on March 14, in Lagos. It was reported earlier that Seun O confirmed that he was feeling unwell after a documentary producer warned of a suspected case of coronavirus who might have attended the AMVCA and interacted with a number of Nigerian celebrities. He however never disclosed his health status after the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) sent over a team for a medical test. Funnybone has however revealed his plans of suing Seun who arrived from London sick and yet decided to attend the AMVCA. The comedian who revealed that he tested negative for the virus, add...
Eniola Badmus Called Out For Not Self-Isolating After Returning From UK
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Eniola Badmus Called Out For Not Self-Isolating After Returning From UK

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus has been called out for not self-isolating after returning from the UK three days ago. The Nollywood actress had disclosed that she practised social distancing during her stay in London. In a video she shared on Instagram, she revealed she is heading back to Lagos for a movie and doesn’t want to be quarantined. Upon arriving Lagos, she dropped a shade for those she said wanted her to stay back in the UK. She wrote; Eniola Badmus however ignited an outcry after being hosted by Funke Akindele, an act which goes against NCDC’s directive of 14 days self-isolation for travellers who just returned from high risk coronavirus countries. Here are some tweets below; Eniola Badmus however defended herself in a tweet she shared. The actre...
Eniola Badmus Talks About her Fear of Stepping Out in London
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Eniola Badmus Talks About her Fear of Stepping Out in London

Eniola Badmus, a Nollywood actress, took to her social media page to react to the coronavirus and how her stay in London affected. Furthermore, the actress mentioned she had people inviting her for hang out but she’s afraid of going out as she self-isolating herself. Also, she said she need to come back to Nigeria asap because she wants to shoog Omo Ghetto Eniola Badmus
Bekele Wins London Half-Marathon, Breaks Farah’s Record
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Bekele Wins London Half-Marathon, Breaks Farah’s Record

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele broke Mo Farah’s course record as he won the London half-marathon on Sunday in a time of one hour and 22 seconds. Bekele took 1min 18sec off the record set in 2019 by British distance great Farah, who missed this year’s edition with an Achilles injury. Britain’s Christopher Thompson finished second, with Jake Smith third. Sunday’s event served as a warm-up event for the full London Marathon on April 26. That race is set to see Bekele go up against Eliud Kipchoge, the reigning Olympic champion from Kenya, as the two fastest marathon runners of all time meet in the British capital. “The new course record is a great bonus. I wasn’t focused on time today, I just wanted to win,” Bekele, three times an Olympic gold medallist on the track, told the BBC. “...
Taylor Swift Showers Love On Boyfriend Joe Alwyn During Birthday Celebrations In London
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Taylor Swift Showers Love On Boyfriend Joe Alwyn During Birthday Celebrations In London

Taylor Swift has come forth showering immense love on her boyfriend Joe Alwyn’s birthday occasion in London amongst stars like Ed Sheeran and others. According to a report in E! News, Taylor and Joe were spotted heading out for dinner at the luxurious London hot spot Bob Bob Ricard. The duo was accompanied by famed singer Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn and other close friends. According to a source, “They had fun drinking champagne at the table by pushing a button that says ‘Press for Champagne’ and having it immediately dispensed. They were there for several hours enjoying the night.” The group was shortly after spotted playing a game with Taylor Swift’s driver dropping off some books on the dinner table including the Oxford English Dictionary and A Month in the Co...
Woman Plays Violin As Surgeons Operate On Her Brain In London Hospital
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Woman Plays Violin As Surgeons Operate On Her Brain In London Hospital

This violinist played her instrument as surgeons removed a brain tumor Dagmar Turner wasn't just showing off when she played the violin during her brain surgery at King's College Hospital in London. Surgeons asked the 53-year-old to play her instrument to ensure that the professional violinist's musical abilities were not damaged during a tumor removal. The tumor, in her right frontal lobe, was dangerously close to areas of her brain that were responsible for coordinating delicate movements in her left hand. These regions are crucial for playing the violin, and in some spots, their distance from the tumor was as narrow as a credit card. "The violin is my passion. I've been playing since I was 10 years old," Turner said in a February 18 news release. "The thought of losing my ...
Meet The Unknown Nigerian Billionaire Who Owns One Of The Biggest Airports In The World
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Meet The Unknown Nigerian Billionaire Who Owns One Of The Biggest Airports In The World

Adebayo Ogunlesi, a Nigerian who owns London Gatwick Airport, is the chairman and managing partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), an independent infrastructural fund, which is focused specifically on infrastructure assets. GIP manages over $56 billion for its investors, and its investments is centered on energy, ports, freight and air transport. Bayo, as he is fondly called, was born in Nigeria, attended Kings College, Lagos and further went abroad to finish his studies, where he attained global recognition. He is very vast in business and is involved in investment banking and money management. He acquired Gatwick Airport for £1.51 billion when it was in disrepair and deteriorating, and turned it into one of the best airports in the world. Currently, Gatwick In...
TV presenter Caroline Flack died by hanging
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TV presenter Caroline Flack died by hanging

British television presenter Caroline Flack, a former host of the hit show Love Island, was found hanged in her London home and paramedics were unable to revive her, an inquest heard on Wednesday. News of her death on Saturday has revived a debate about the conduct of tabloid media, which had published an avalanche of stories about her troubled private life. Flack, 40, had been awaiting trial on a charge of domestic assault which she denied. She had been subjected to online abuse by trolls and some newspapers had reported on the case in graphic detail. Earlier on Wednesday, her family released a message the presenter wrote days before she died. In the previously unpublished Instagram post, she said that her “whole world and future was swept from under my feet” when she was arres...